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  Severity: Normal
     Title: LIVE555 Media Server: Denial of Service
      Date: March 13, 2008
      Bugs: #204065
        ID: 200803-22

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Synopsis
========

A Denial of Service vulnerability has been reported in LIVE555 Media
Server.

Background
==========

LIVE555 Media Server is a set of libraries for multimedia streaming.

Affected packages
=================

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     Package             /   Vulnerable   /                 Unaffected
    -------------------------------------------------------------------
  1  media-plugins/live     < 2008.02.08                 >= 2008.02.08

Description
===========

Luigi Auriemma reported a signedness error in the
parseRTSPRequestString() function when processing short RTSP queries.

Impact
======

A remote attacker could send a specially crafted RTSP query to the
vulnerable server, resulting in a crash.

Workaround
==========

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution
==========

All LIVE555 Media Server users should upgrade to the latest version:

    # emerge --sync
    # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=media-plugins/live-2008.02.08"

Note: Due to ABI changes, applications built against LIVE555 Media
Server such as VLC or MPlayer should also be rebuilt.

References
==========

  [ 1 ] CVE-2007-6036
        http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2007-6036

Availability
============

This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at
the Gentoo Security Website:

  http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200803-22.xml

Concerns?
=========

Security is a primary focus of Gentoo Linux and ensuring the
confidentiality and security of our users machines is of utmost
importance to us. Any security concerns should be addressed to
security@gentoo.org or alternatively, you may file a bug at
http://bugs.gentoo.org.

License
=======

Copyright 2008 Gentoo Foundation, Inc; referenced text
belongs to its owner(s).

The contents of this document are licensed under the
Creative Commons - Attribution / Share Alike license.

http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5
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